Private John Garscia

Private John Garscia

Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Sunday, February 21, 1909

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John Garscia

Private Garscia was accidentally shot and killed by another officer while executing a warrant in Inkerman, Pennsylvania.
Private Garscia was a U.S Army veteran and had served with the Pennsylvania State Police for more than three years. He was survived by his wife and son.


  • Age 30
  • Tour 3 years, 2 months
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)
  • Incident Date Saturday, February 13, 1909

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Pvt. Garscia,
On today, the 110th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just as a LEO but for our Country as well when you served with the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War as a member of the 9th Infantry Regiment.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

February 21, 2019

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